Top 5 Vehicles Used for Desert Safari in Dubai

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08 June, 2021

Top 5 Vehicles Used for Desert Safari in Dubai

Dubai is not only sightseeing, shopping, and luxuries. The city is a whole pitch for adventure freaks. Whether it’s parasailing over the beach waves of palm Jumeirah or a dhow cruise ride in Dubai Marina, amusement is promised. Likewise, we all have heard about the crazy sand activities of the desert safari Dubai. And where we think of having those insane adventures in the sand, there’s a list of SUVs that hit our minds.


Dune bashing and quad biking are the two most popular activities among tourists and natives at the dunes of Dubai. The four-wheelers are the only vehicles that can withstand the rough and submerging texture of the terrain. For this purpose, there are several 4x4 off-road vehicles installed in the dune arena of Dubai.


Let’s dig up briefly into the spine-tingling sand activities and the choice for vehicles you have for that.


Top-Notch Terrain SUVs Hitting the Dune Arena of Dubai

  1. Manoeuvres of the Toyota Land Cruiser


A visit to the desert safari is considered incomplete until and unless you opt for dune bashing. A Toyota Landcruiser is the iconic terrain SUV mostly chosen bashers. This 4x4 car withstands the rough surface of the terrain as well as it allows smooth delivery on the roads.


 A Toyota Landcruiser has a powerful V8 engine that is durable no matter how much friction your out in passing it across the dunes. A light body, 5 gear auto transition, and a KDS multi-terrain ABS allow subtle drift across the dunes. Whereas the throttle and breaks help keep a constant velocity, relatively low, and facilitate a streamlined delivery down the slopes.


It has a multipurpose cabin that requires fuel. You’ll see it frequently, hitting not only the dunes but also the city tracks as well.

  1. The Fierce Nissan Patrol


Nissan patrol is regarded as a legendary off-road 4x4 vehicle. It has a V8 power that keeps it going on the heritage land. A super gorgeous feature of this beauty is that there are emergency breaks built-in along with pedestrian detection. It’s a powerful lightweight SUV which you’ll see hitting the Arabian dunes. A Nissan patrol is one and the only competitor of the land cruiser. Some ravishing features of this beauty are its versatile grip over the sand surface, on-road, and even in snow. 


Also the electronic locking, hill descent control, the giant 5.6L V8 engine, and smooth delivery due to heavy-duty tires. Mostly, a large group of people and families rely on this terrain SUV for dune bashing because of its roomy interior and smooth drift.

  1. Atv Quad Bike

Quad bikes are light utility vehicles and it is called so because it travels employing low-pressure tires. It’s an ATV i.e. All-terrain vehicle, therefore, it covers the vast variety of the terrain surface. ATV quad bikes can be driven by single personnel. There are other quad bikes in which there is a space for a driver and a passenger as well. These are called tandem quad bikes. 

Ride a quad bike like you ride a motorcycle on-road. Its wide tires facilitate balance and stability at a slow pace. Quad biking is a sport of adrenaline junkies. It’s the second most famous terrain sport which the desert safari keeps as an ultimate thrill for the thrill-seekers.

  1. Wrangler Jeep 


A wrangler jeep is an on-road and off-road vehicle. It has a firm grip over the surface of terrain due to its flattened tires. People find it a safe ride because it delivers smoothly over the edgy surfaces of the dunes. It doesn’t allow many people like a land cruiser, nor can it carry heavy luggage. A wrangler jeep is quite easier to drive than other terrain vehicles. 

  1. Hummer


A hummer was launched in the gulf war as a military 4WD. A hummer has all that a perfect terrain vehicle should have. It has a heavy structure with the same sort of tires, a powerful and durable engine, and good space for the passengers. It’s a great match for the terrain’s rough surface as it allows a sustained delivery across the dunes. 


It has a multipurpose cabin so that it can tow many other vehicles as well.

Tourists love to bash the bumpy dunes of Dubai in hummer as it’s safe and allows a streamlined delivery across the highs and lows of the sand ocean.


So this was a brief guide on which ones are the best and most trendsetting terrain beauties. These 4x4s are the glamour of the desert safari in Dubai. Avoiding sharp turns and taking a complete set of instructions before getting into an SUV are the precautionary measures everybody should consider. Until you make it to the desert safari, keep up the sweet temptations regarding your vacations in Dubai!